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Spain

Spanish government presents plan to fight antisemitism

The Spanish Government has approved in the Council of Ministers a National Plan to implement the European Strategy to Combat Antisemitism for 2023-2030, which will have a "specialised" protocol for reporting hate crimes.

Spanish Jews concerned over boycott of Barcelona twinning with Tel Aviv

The Federation of Spanish Jewish Communities has written an open letter to the Mayor of Barcelona raising their concern over the campaign to boycott the twinning between the Catalan capital and Tel Aviv.

Castrillo Mota de Judios inaugurates sephardi memory museum

The town of Castrillo Mota de Judíos (Burgos) has inaugurated a museum on sephardic memory that is set to become an international reference point for the promotion and dissemination of the Spanish-Jewish legacy.

Valencia unveils monolith honoring the victims of the Holocaust

A monolith located in the central aisle of Section 19 of the General Cemetery of Valencia remembers and pays homage to the Valencians who were victims of the Nazi Holocaust.

Three neo-Nazis arrested for antisemitic attacks in Burgos and Madrid

The Spanish Civil Guard has arrested three neo-Nazis and charged them with seven hate crimes for attacking different places of special significance for the Jewish community in Burgos and Madrid.

Spanish Congress advances legislation to ban antisemitic organizations

Spain’s fight to eradicate antisemitism notched two significant legal victories. The Supreme Court of Spain ruled that the BDS movement is discriminatory and Spain's Congress of Deputies advanced legislation that would ban organizations engaging in antisemitic activities as defined by the IHRA definition of antisemitism.

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